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She’s 102. She lived through the 1918 flu and now she’s beat coronavirus — twice

And now, the 102-year-old New York resident just did it again. She survived a second coronavirus diagnosis, according to her daughter, Joanne Merola, who spoke to CNN affiliate WPIX. “My invincible mother tested negative,” Merola said. CNN reached out to the North Westchester Restorative Therapy & Nursing Center where Friedman …

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A movie shoot for ‘She’s All That’ remake almost temporarily closed a Los Angeles coronavirus testing site

More than 500 people had appointments to be tested Tuesday at Union Station, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The area was also the site of a movie shoot scheduled to happen on the same day. People with appointments to get tested at the site were notified by testing …

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Chicago Covid: Officials shut down 300-person party for violating coronavirus restrictions

The Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) said in a statement that it had conducted 93 investigations over the weekend as part of a task force formed to crack down on large gatherings under the city’s Covid-19 regulations. Since October 30, Chicago has banned indoor dining and …

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Florida becomes the third state to reach 1 million coronavirus cases

After 8,847 new cases were added Tuesday, the state has now recorded 1,008,166 cases and 18,679 deaths, according to the Florida Department of Health. The only other states to have reported more than 1 million cases are Texas and California. The daunting milestone came the day after Gov. Ron DeSantis …

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Michigan couple married for 47 years die of coronavirus within a minute of one another

“They literally did everything together and although we’re shocked about it, when we look at it, we also think it’s not so surprising, because they were together all the time and they had so much fun together in life,” said one of their two daughters, Joana Sisk. At first glance, …

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A gym trainer exposed 50 athletes to Covid-19, but no one else got sick because of a ventilation redesign

Velvet Minnick, 44, is the owner and head coach at 460 Fitness in Blacksburg, Virginia. Like many gym owners across the nation, she was forced to shut down the facility in March due to coronavirus. They rented out equipment and held Zoom classes, but it wasn’t long before members were …

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These GOP governors long resisted masks and coronavirus rules. Now their states are in crisis.

This surge has pushed hospitals to the brink even as businesses have struggled to keep up a healthy work force. In response, several of these governors have acknowledged the failures of their permissive strategies and pushed for stricter health rules and mask mandates to prevent the virus’s spread. “We’ve relied …

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South Dakota coronavirus: The state is grappling with the nation’s highest postivity rate

“We wore masks all the time. We wore masks, we stayed home,” Chris Bjorkman told CNN. “We were more worried about me. I have several underlying conditions. He didn’t.” But she survived. Her husband, a healthy 66-year-old, did not. “He yelled that he had fallen,” Bjorkman recalled. As she went …

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